Stream Communications Collaborates with MedicPen

Machine to machine (M2M) wireless network specialists, Stream Communications, will provide the mobile GSM network connection for MedicPen’s range of computerised medical reminder and pill dispenser products. Enabling medical specialists and carers to effectively and efficiently supervise and monitor patient’s drug schedule remotely, Stream’s GSM network delivers the reliable connection critical to maintain a patient’s well-being.

Stream Communications delivers an end to end communications network for M2M solutions across the globe. Swedish-based company, MedicPen, manufactures connected healthcare and drug dispenser products, designed to improve compliance and adherence of medication intake. Its computerised dispensers work across industries such as pharmaceutical (clinical trials), medical, care home as well as offering peace of mind to home-based patients.

Cristian Hallian, CEO of MedicPen says “Because of the critical nature of the industry we work in, our telehealth products need a stable and fast communication network for remote patient monitoring to work effectively. Stream Communications offers a superior GPRS based roaming solution that is a sufficiently reliable communications network upon which our innovative products can rely. The multi-country and multi-region reach of Stream, together with their OaSys network enablement platform, results in significant value add and ease of market roll-out. ”

Nigel Chadwick, Director of Stream Communications says, “Telehealth is a fast growing market and it is predicted that remote monitoring with be applied to 1.8 million patients worldwide by 2017*. To handle the increase in demand, healthcare services need to transmit critical data from patient to carer with no room for error. Through our partnership with MedicPen we can deliver this network infrastructure. This is an exciting collaboration, opening up new technical areas and commercial opportunities for both companies.”

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